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Jul 19, 2019

This week we have some information on California’s new health care mandate which goes into effect in January of 2020.

Jul 12, 2019

This week we’re talking about the pros and cons of the practice of filing extensions with no tax due, and how it could possibly affect the state return among other things.

Jul 5, 2019

This week we're covering a few important bills that were recently passed at the federal and state level.

Jun 28, 2019

This week we’re covering the redesigned FTB website and some of the changes to how it works.

Jun 20, 2019

This week we're covering using Ralite or an offer in compromise for a corporation or LLC that is no longer doing business, but where administrative dissolution doesn't apply.

Jun 14, 2019

This week we're covering the administrative dissolution procedure for defunct California LLCs or corporations — which is a procedure that only became available in 2018.

Jun 7, 2019

This week we're covering some changes the IRS has made to its transcript service.

May 24, 2019

This week we're covering the CalSavers state-sponsored retirement program, which just passed a major hurdle and is closer to going into effect.

May 17, 2019

This week we're covering how to handle the information provided on a 1099-B and what actually gets reported on the tax return.

May 10, 2019

This week we're covering a change to how certain POAs are processed by the FTB, and what actions are required by the tax professional and the taxpayer.

May 3, 2019

This week we're covering the passage of AB 147, California's Wayfair bill.

Apr 25, 2019

This week, we're covering the various notices your client might receive and how to best respond, because if the FTB has questions while they're processing a taxpayer's return, they'll send a notice asking for more information.

Apr 18, 2019

This week we're covering a few news items that happened at the very end of tax season or just after.

Jan 25, 2019

This week we're talking about handling 1099-Gs in terms of which year a refund should be reported.

Jan 18, 2019

This week we're covering the IRS's new voluntary disclosure program and an update to the tax transcript service.

Jan 11, 2019

This week we're covering the effects of the government shutdown on the upcoming filing season.

Jan 4, 2019

This week we're covering the timeframes for reporting federal changes to the FTB and how to report those changes.

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